Pull up a chair and join an informal conversation at the 21st Century Children's Nonfiction Conference!
Casual conversations in an informal setting allow you to discuss with others who share your interest in a particular topic. Who knows where the conversation can go, or where it will take you!
All Open Tables are Available to Registrants of the
21st Century Children's Nonfiction Conference
Friday, June 10 â€¢ 4:30 - 5:30 PM
The Value of an MFA
Hosted by Steven Hobbs, Professor, College of New Rochelle
Getting Your Book Considered for Awards: An Inside Perspective on the Sibert Medal
Hosted by Sue McLeaf Nespeca, M.Ed. Early Literacy Specialist and Former Chair of the Sibert Committee
Telling a Science Story with Narrative Nonfiction Techniques
Hosted by Mary Kay Carson, Author of five Scientist in the Field titles
Back Matter Matters: What Writers, Readers, and Teachers Need to Know
Hosted by Tabitha Rimmer, Indexer, & Susannah Richards, Associate Professor of Education at Eastern Connecticut State University/Consultant
Creating Your Brand: Does Your Voice, Credibility, and Distinctiveness Set You Apart?
Hosted by Vicki Cobb, Author/Founder of iNK Think Tank and Nonfiction Minute
Saturday, June 11 â€¢ 5:15 - 6:15 PM
Social Responsibility and Literacy: How to Help in the Community
Hosted by Joy Haenlein, Program Manager: Connecting through Literacy
How to Market Your STEM Book While the Topics Are Hot!
Hosted by Jennifer Swanson, Author
Promoting Our Books Through Engaging Presentations and Story Telling
Hosted by Amalia Hoffman, Author
Nitty Gritty Details of Doing Interviews
Hosted by Heather Montgomery, Author
Research for Science and Social Studies Topics
Hosted by Hilarie Staton & Carolyn DeCristofano, Authors
Tips & Techniques That Hook Readers to Nonfiction
Hosted by Susan Casey, Author
Learn from the people who have their finger on the pulse of
Our stellar faculty members include teachers, librarians, educators at university graduate schools of education, authors, illustrators, agents, app developers, marketing and social media consultants, editors, art directors, designers, book packagers, and publishers from:
Your conference registration includes: Panels, Workshops, Social Events, and Meals. This is your chance to make the connections and get the ideas that will empower you in the changing world of children's nonfiction. Don't miss this opportunity! Register now!